Well-Being Resources

Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic


Price: $5/session for students; sliding scale for community clients

The Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic provides counseling and psychological assessment services to students, staff, faculty, and community adults. They focus on issues related to coping, adjustment (e.g., to college life), academic success, and major or career choices. They also provide services related to anxiety, depression, homesickness, grief and loss, relationship issues, adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and other common challenges. 


Psychology Clinic 


Price: sliding scale based on income with discounts for students for assessment services

The Psychology Clinic focuses significant time on helping people deal with anxiety, depression, and stress, but they also work with people facing other challenges. The Psychology Clinic screens contacts for various needs and refers them to appropriate providers as needed. Note that the Psychology Clinic is also initiating an “Organizational Skills Training” (OST) program to provide selected students with skill development and support for academic success.  (Contact: Stephanie Smith, SD.Smith@usm.edu)


Student Counseling Services 


Contact: Deena Crawford 

Price: Free 

Student Counseling Services sees students for counseling and provides assistance to walk-ins and students in crisis. Student Counseling Services provides care to students with a wide range of concerns, particularly those related to the development of strong coping skills and issues that interfere with academic achievement. 


Student Health Services


Price: Varies by service; $20 provider fee

Provides medical care for the university community, including preventative care and treatment for illnesses and common mental health challenges faced by students, such as stress, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and alcohol or drug problems. They are also home to the BASICS program, which helps college students prevent the negative consequences often associated with alcohol use. 


University Clinic for Family Therapy 

Contact: Stacie Frey 

Price: Sliding scale, $5 for students, $10 for faculty and staff

The University Clinic for Family Therapy provides individual, couple and family therapy to USM faculty, staff, students and to the community.  They focus on communication and relationship issues, life transition concerns, anxiety, stress management and other general challenges that persons in relationships face.


Title IX Coordinator


Contact: Dr. Rebecca Malley


The Title IX coordinator's job is to investigate and respond to reports of harassment or discrimination based on a person’s sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or pregnancy and parenting status. This includes: 

  • Non-consensual sexual intercourse (rape)
  • Non-consensual sexual contact (sexual assault)
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Sexual harassment
  • Intimate partner violence; and
  • Stalking

The University of Southern Mississippi is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all students, faculty and staff. It is the responsibility of all members of our community to report instances of sexual misconduct to the Title IX office for investigation.


Collegiate Recovery Community


Contact: Lisa Wright 

The Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) is a program for students who are in recovery from addictive disorders including alcohol, drugs and eating disorders.  Students can engage with and seek support from students fighting the same battles as well as have access to supportive faculty and staff members on our campus.  The program is designed to assist these students with any struggles they may have in maintaining sobriety while being a successful college student.